durian

Tropical fruit tasting

Photo by Candy Suiso“Wine tastings are old school,” said Makaha Mangoes’ Mark Suiso, at Friday’s Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers Conference at the University of Hawaii. “If you want to do something really special at your party, have a tropical fruit…

News alert: Fresh durian crisis

I’ll just say it: Chances of scoring fresh durian on Oahu this winter are as remote as the Southeast Asian jungles they come from.It breaks my heart to drop this bombshell on you. It literally knocked the breath out of…

NATTO+DURIAN: Just natto meant to be

Ayyy, people, it wasn’t meant to be.It was all so promising, the way it came together. It started with my reveries about Izakaya Naru’s natto ice cream, the stinky fermentation neutralized by black honey and mixed into a delectable goo…